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Check out the LAKANA News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and interactives.

 

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MONDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

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DAILY QUIZ: 'Little House on the Prairie' quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR FAMILY SHOWS OF ALL TIME?

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-280071" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI4MDA3MQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Quiet on the set!

ON-AIR TEASE: TODAY'S PARTY WILL HAVE GREAT BEER ... AND DIRECTION.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-279519" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI3OTUxOQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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HISTORY QUIZ: Light it up

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-279521" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI3OTUyMQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Can you guess the celebrity eyes?

ON-AIR TEASE: AS THE SAYING GOES THE EYES ARE THE WINDOW TO THE SOUL. BUT HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE EYES OF YOUR FAVORITE CELEBRITIES? JOIN US AT ____ DOT COM TO SEE HOW MANY CELEBRITIES YOU CAN TELL BY LOOKING ONLY AT THEIR EYES.

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DAILY LIST: 14 smart ways to start every work day

ON-AIR TEASE: MORNING ROUTINES ARE CRUCIAL FOR WORK DAY SUCCESS, ACCORDING TO SOME CAREER EXPERTS. BUT HOW DO YOU MAKE SURE YOUR DAY GETS OFF ON THE RIGHT TRACK? VISIT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD DO AT THE START OF EVERY WORK DAY.

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ON THIS DAY: October 15

ON-AIR TEASE: NAPOLEON GOES INTO EXILE, 'I LOVE LUCY' DEBUTS, VICE-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES DEBATE FOR THE FIRST TIME, WAYNE GRETZKY SETS THE NHL'S POINTS RECORD, AND THE NATION MEETS 'BALLOON BOY' AND HIS FAMILY, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LOOK AHEAD OCT. 13-15:

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Sunday: New Hampshire Democratic Party Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner, headlined by actor Alec Baldwin.

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Saturday: ComiqueCon, 3rd annual festival celebrating women in comics.

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Saturday: National Law Enforcement Museum opens in Washington, D.C.

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Midday Talkers: October 12, 2018

NOTE: If you make copies of content, please remember that you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

Also please note the difference between odd news and talkers:

  • Odd news includes stories that may be weird, strange or bizarre. (e.g. Man named Bacon arrested in sausage dispute.)
  • Talkers include stories that may be trending or causing buzz, but may not be strange. Talkers also may contain sensitive topics that may be inappropriate under odd news. (E.g. Dad punishes son by making him carry rock for miles.)

TODAY'S TALKERS:

Vintage 'The Mummy' poster poised to fetch record $1M at auction

Tilda Swinton finally owns up to playing 82-year-old man in new movie

Princess Eugenie's royal wedding a star-studded affair

NFL London Games: Visiting NFLers tested on British culture

Giant hammer sculpture goes missing

See the most expensive hotel room in the US

Octopus predicts Mega Millions winning numbers

Amy Winehouse's hologram is set to go on tour

BrettKavanaugh.com: A forum to help sexual assault survivors

Banksy's 'Girl with Balloon' $1.4M sale confirmed

Snake escapes school science lab

Mother among 4 accused of trying to sell babies on Instagram

Is my sports team killing me?

Scientists in China breed healthy mice from 2 females

TODAY'S MUST-SEE VIDEOS:

Highlights from Princess Eugenie's royal wedding

The most expensive hotel room in the US

Flag stolen from Japanese-American WWII monument in LA

45 Vegas students pepper sprayed in school fight

Scarlett Johansson to get $15M for 'Black Widow'?

TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES:

They started as cheerleaders

11 things more likely to happen than winning lottery

On this day: October 12

7:30 a.m., News and Content: October 15, 2018

Check out the LAKANA News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and interactives.

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our LAKANA preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the title provided and then search out the URL for your site.

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

MONDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

DAILY QUIZ: 'Little House on the Prairie' quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR FAMILY SHOWS OF ALL TIME?

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-280071" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI4MDA3MQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Quiet on the set!

ON-AIR TEASE: TODAY'S PARTY WILL HAVE GREAT BEER ... AND DIRECTION.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-279519" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI3OTUxOQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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HISTORY QUIZ: Light it up

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-279521" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI3OTUyMQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Can you guess the celebrity eyes?

ON-AIR TEASE: AS THE SAYING GOES THE EYES ARE THE WINDOW TO THE SOUL. BUT HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE EYES OF YOUR FAVORITE CELEBRITIES? JOIN US AT ____ DOT COM TO SEE HOW MANY CELEBRITIES YOU CAN TELL BY LOOKING ONLY AT THEIR EYES.

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DAILY LIST: 14 smart ways to start every work day

ON-AIR TEASE: MORNING ROUTINES ARE CRUCIAL FOR WORK DAY SUCCESS, ACCORDING TO SOME CAREER EXPERTS. BUT HOW DO YOU MAKE SURE YOUR DAY GETS OFF ON THE RIGHT TRACK? VISIT ____ DOT COM FOR A LOOK AT THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD DO AT THE START OF EVERY WORK DAY.

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ON THIS DAY: October 15

ON-AIR TEASE: NAPOLEON GOES INTO EXILE, 'I LOVE LUCY' DEBUTS, VICE-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES DEBATE FOR THE FIRST TIME, WAYNE GRETZKY SETS THE NHL'S POINTS RECORD, AND THE NATION MEETS 'BALLOON BOY' AND HIS FAMILY, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LIVESTREAMS:

LIVE: Sessions, Rosenstein/Transnational Crime Announcement

10 a.m. ET: AG Jeff Sessions and Deputy AG Rod J. Rosenstein will visit the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia to make an announcement on efforts to reduce transnational crime.

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LIVE: Trump/Eglin AFB Arrival

11:25 a.m. ET: President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Eglin Air Force Base to tour Hurricane Michael damage in the Florida Panhandle.

HD-2

TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

Noteworthy moments from Trump's '60 Minutes' interview
Saudis say results of Khashoggi probe will be revealed soon
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, expecting first child with Harry
Dozens still unaccounted for in hard-hit Mexico Beach
Sears files for bankruptcy
Is Harvard fair? Historic affirmative action trial begins Monday
Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test
6 dead after floods hit southern France

TODAY'S TALKERS:

Calif. deputies lure runaway pig with Doritos
How Meghan, Harry's baby will change line of succession

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Trump heads to devastated Florida Panhandle
Plane hits Arizona house, barely misses homeowner
Woman blocks black man from his St. Louis loft
Rare disease left girl with paralyzed arm
Slash's scary new music
'A Star Is Born' soundtrack hits No. 1

Friday, September 14, 2018

TOP NEWS STORIES
Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina
How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Your Hurricane Florence questions answered 
Hurricane Florence: Mapping thousands of animal waste lagoons
1 dead, several injured after gas explosions in Massachusetts
Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut
Paul Manafort and special counsel close to deal for guilty plea
FDA finds another impurity in recalled heart drug
Milwaukee officer fired for 'racist' social media posts
Secret Service to buy Harley despite Trump's support of boycotts
More immigrant children than ever are in US custody 

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES 
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Leafs scrap Lamoriello's facial hair policy
Seahawks sign Mychal Kendricks, who pleaded guilty to insider trading

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES 
Update: 2018 hurricane season 
Hurricane Florence slams Carolina coast
Update: Most costliest hurricanes
Update: Biggest lottery jackpot 

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES 
'Fugitive' goat no longer on the 'lam'
Package full of marijuana delivered to radio station building
$1 graduation gift turns into lifetime lottery prize 
Wisconsin firefighters finish mowing man's lawn after fall
24-foot bong in Las Vegas 
Paddle ball world record attempt planned in Cleveland

October 15, 2018

LIVE: Sessions, Rosenstein/Transnational Crime Announcement -- OVER

10 a.m. ET: AG Jeff Sessions and Deputy AG Rod J. Rosenstein will visit the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia to make an announcement on efforts to reduce transnational crime.

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LIVE: Trump/Eglin AFB Arrival -- OVER

11:25 a.m. ET: President Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Eglin Air Force Base to tour Hurricane Michael damage in the Florida Panhandle.

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Friday, Feb. 23:

Cross-country skiing, men's 50km mass start classic (11 p.m.-2:05 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal

Snowboard, women/men's parallel giant slalom finals (11:30-11:45 p.m.)
U.S. did not have any entrants in women's event and the only two competitors in men's event did not qualify for the final.


Saturday, Feb. 24:

Curling, men's gold medal (12:35-3:55 a.m.)
USA vs. Sweden

Speed skating, women/men's mass start (5-7:40 a.m.)
Heather Bergsma (USA) won bronze at 2017 worlds and Joey Mantia is current world champion for the men. Mia Manganello and Brian Hansen also competing for U.S.

Curling, women's bronze medal (5:05-8 a.m.)
Great Britain vs. Japan

Men's hockey bronze medal game (6:10-9 a.m.)
Czech Republic vs. Canada

Curling, women's gold medal match (6:05-9:25 p.m.)
Sweden vs. South Korea

Bobsleigh, 4-man heat 3 & 4 (6:30-9:30 p.m.)
U.S. teams are in ninth, 20th and 21st position after first two heats, so most likely out of medal contention.

Figure skating gala exhibition (6:30-9 p.m.)

Men's hockey gold medal game (10:10 p.m.-1 a.m.)
OAR vs. Germany

Sunday, Feb. 25:

Cross-country skiing, women's 30km mass start classic (12:15-2:20 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal, more likely Norway sweep

Closing ceremony (5-7 a.m.)

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